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Old July 24, 2008, 11:32 PM
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Default Which mATX mobo?

Out of these two motherboards which one would you pick for an SSF AMD gaming rig to be used with an AMD 5000+ BE and an EVGA GeForce 9600 GT?

ASUS M3N78-VM SLI GeForce 8200


Asus M3A78-EM AMD 780G/SB700
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Old July 25, 2008, 03:29 AM
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I'd take the nvidia board and use the hybridpower feature to turn off the powerful discrete video card when not gaming. Though i think it doesn't support the 9600 yet i think. You'll have to go with a 9800.
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Old July 25, 2008, 09:21 AM
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I second the nvidia board, here are some site's that have it cheaper then NCIX.

Anitec.ca - Asus M3N78-VM Nvidia GeForce 8200 (Athlon 64/X2/FX/Sempron) PCI-E Socket AM2+
NXSource.com - Buy ASUS M3N78-VM SLI mATX AM2+ GeForce 8200 1PCI-E16 1PCI-E1 2PCI HDMI Video Sound GBLAN Motherboard
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